9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park
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Asheville
— 1 night
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Charleston
— 3 nights
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Nashville
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Great Smoky Mountains National Park ©

A Wondrous Diversity of Life

Great Smoky Mountains National Park contains some of the highest mountains east of the Mississippi River, but it's the ease of access that makes this national park the United States' most visited.
On the 11th (Sat), take in the dramatic natural features at Chimney Tops Trail, take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte, and then stroll around Chimneys Picnic Area. Keep things going the next day: cruise along Newfound Gap Road, then pause for some photo ops at Rockefeller Memorial, then identify plant and animal life at Cades Cove, and finally take a memorable drive along Foothills Parkway Southwest Parking.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Great Smoky Mountains National Park tour itinerary maker app.

Windsor, Canada to Great Smoky Mountains National Park is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Windsor in April, things will get somewhat warmer in Great Smoky Mountains National Park: highs are around 26°C and lows about 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to catch the bus to Asheville.

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Scenic Drive
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Chimneys Picnic Area ©
Chimneys Picnic Area
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte
Newfound Gap Road ©
Newfound Gap Road

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Asheville

Land of the Sky

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Biltmore, view the masterpieces at New Morning Gallery, and then savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Asheville route builder website.

You can take a bus from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Asheville in 3 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Asheville can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Charleston.

Things to do in Asheville

Tours · Museums · Parks · Shopping
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Food Tours
Biltmore ©
Biltmore
New Morning Gallery ©
New Morning Gallery

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Charleston

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Charleston is known for parks, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a charming ride with a horse-drawn carriage tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim, don't miss a visit to Ann Caldwell & the Magnolia Singers, and steep yourself in history at Nathaniel Russell House.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Charleston day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Asheville to Charleston in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Charleston when traveling from Asheville in April, with lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens ©
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens
Fort Sumter National Monument ©
Fort Sumter National Monument

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Nashville

Nashville ©

Music City U.S.A.

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Nashville (Downtown), take an in-depth tour of The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, then see a show at Grand Ole Opry, and finally have some family-friendly fun at BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League. On the next day, witness the site of a historic battle at Lotz House Museum, learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, and then see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Nashville trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by flight from Charleston to Nashville takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Charleston to Nashville is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Charleston in April, Nashville is slightly colder at night with lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nashville

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry

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